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Description: Manor House Farmhouse
Date Listed: 7 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 182199
OS Grid Reference: SD4371858051
OS Grid Coordinates: 343718, 458051
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0154, -2.8604
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SD 45 NW OVERTON MAIN STREET
7/134 No. 2 (Manor House Farmhouse)
House, early-to-mid C18th. Squared sandstone with stone slate roof.
Double-pile plan. A symmetrical composition of 2 storeys with attics and 5
bays. Facade has chamfered quoins, a 1st floor sill band, an eaves band, and
a moulded cornice under the eaves. Windows have plain stone surrounds and are
sashed with only their upper halves retaining glazing bars. The door, of
raised and fielded panels, has an architrave with fluted keystone. Inside, an
arch of grained timber leads to the stair hall at the rear. It is flanked by
pilasters, and has a fluted keystone. Above it is a dentilled cornice. The
dog-leg open-string stair has 3 turned balusters to each tread, carved tread
brackets, and a ramped handrail.
Listing NGR: SD4371858051
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Source: English Heritage
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